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Institute of Education African Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304E

Scope and Contents

Collection of loose prints. It falls into two groups; 1-97 are a set illustrating a lecture by Professor Max Gluckman on Barotseland, and 98-186 are chiefly British Official photographs illustrating aspects of social, educational and economic progress in West Africa.


  • Creation: 1945 - 1954

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


3 archive box(es) (187 images in 3 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the Library of the Institute of Education in 1985.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche number 8-12. A small selection of images relating to Ghana has been digitised. Follow the digital object links to view the collection on Cambridge Digital Library.

Related Materials

Another collection, containing similar material, was given in 1984 and is listed at Y3011U.


This collection level description was entered by SG using information from the original typescript catalogue.



Includes index.
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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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